A 21-year tech industry veteran, Margaret is the vice president of Diversity & Inclusion and chief of staff to the Office of the CEO at Red Hat , the world’s leading open-source software company. She is a frequent author and speaker on digital disruption, emerging technologies, open source, and women leadership. A proven entrepreneur and intrapreneur, Margaret has led successful initiatives and teams at several start-ups and Fortune 500 companies, including Amazon, Microsoft and HP. Prior to Red Hat, she was vice president of Product Marketing and cloud evangelist for HPE Helion, the cloud computing division of Hewlett-Packard Enterprise. Margaret was named business role model of the year at the inaugural Women in IT Awards USA.